Picarelli scores 21, UMBC tops Central Connecticut 78-76

Nov 19, 2022, 11:53 PM | Updated: Nov 20, 2022, 2:01 pm

BALTIMORE (AP) — Matteo Picarelli had 21 points in UMBC’s 78-76 win over Central Connecticut on Sunday.

Picarelli sank a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to play to knot the score at 76. Craig Beaudion II had a layup with one second left to give the Retrievers (3-2) the victory.

Picarelli shot 6 for 10 (5 for 8 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line for the Retrievers (3-2). Colton Lawrence had 15 points and Jarvis Doles scored 13.

Davonte Sweatman finished with 17 points, six rebounds and four assists for the Blue Devils (0-5). Nigel Scantlebury scored 16 with five assists. Andre Snoddy finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

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UMBC plays Tuesday against UNC Greensboro on the road, and Cent. Conn. St. hosts Maine on Wednesday.

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